Cardboard Gardening

With this eco-friendly, free and easy gardening method, you’ll have a better garden in just a few weeks. I’m a bargain hunter. A penny-pincher. A cheapskate. Nothing makes me happier than finding thrifty and resourceful ways to save money on the things I need or want. I’m also a gardener. …

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The Best Companion Plants for your Vegetable Garden

Companion planting is a gardening technique designed to maximize the benefit derived from each plant. In other words, companion plants may repel damaging pests, attract beneficial insects, or improve plant flavor or growth. Knowing what to plant next to your vegetable crops will ensure that you are using your garden …

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Container Gardening With Vegetables and Herbs

These are among the best food crops for container gardening: artichoke, arugula, bok choy, celery, chard, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce, onion, pepper, snap bean, pea, tomato and most herbs. Look for compact varieties that will grow best in a confined space. The most personal way to forge a connection with …

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Raised Vegetable Garden Bed Tips and Benefits

Raised vegetable garden beds make vegetable gardening less work. Learn the benefits of raised-bed gardening, how to build a raised garden bed, and raised vegetable garden design tips. Benefits: Save Your Back Building raised vegetable garden beds can reduce back strain because you won’t have to bend over as far …

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What to Plant in September

While many of our gardens start winding down in September, southern areas of the United States are coming into prime gardening season. Even if you garden in the northern regions, there are still things you can plant this month to keep your vegetable garden producing well. Find out more about …

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Native American Gardening Techniques

Many people who are interested in green living are turning to Native American gardening techniques to learn how foods were grown in the past. Native Americans had to survive on what they grew, as well as what was available in the wild, for their survival. Some of the techniques that …

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Growing Mint Indoors & How To Care It

Fragrant, fast-growing, and one of the most used culinary herbs– Mint can be grown indoors. Growing mint indoors is easy and doesn’t require many efforts! Herbs can be grown indoors and mint is one of them. However, mint (or any other herb) growing indoors can’t grow as vigorously as outdoors. Still, …

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